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francisco. new at 6:00, ktvu david stevenson is live in the city, in the trouble spots where the workers are keeping a close eye on tonight. david? >> that's right. the sandbags are the city's front lines against flooding, es specially in the neighborhood that was hit hard earlier this year. >> under gray skies and falling rain, san francisco's department of public works this morning rushed to release sandbags to residents. the city stockpile several hundred bags for distribution. >> given out approximately 200 sandbags so far. clearing catch basins and the areas flowing leaves. we've had a couple of minor incidents with trees coming down. >> the skies cleared by midday leaving behind flooding that prompted the park service to close the highway. this man's car died moments after he drove through the intersection. >> i went through the puddle and, a car just stalled. i guess the water just went into the hood. >> fear of flooding is strongest in the city's mission district. heavy rain in april flooded an apartment building including a restaurant. >> the water wants to pool here. this used
the problems. ktvu's david stevenson has more. >> reporter: rain is falling and the race is on to prepare san francisco neighborhoods, businesses and homes for the coming storms. >> i came around the backand surprise. >> the surprise, an aging tree. it crashed on to her property at 4:00 a.m. this morning. >> we will take responsibility for getting it right. >> reporter: the department of public works is under staffed but rushing to trim or remove trees that might blow down. the concern includes leaves on the sidewalk. >> if you see trees, leaves on the sidewalk, don't sweep it into the gutter. >> reporter: the fear is clogged catch basins. a whirlpool yesterday. >> as soon as that blockage cleared out water just went back into the drain. >> reporter: at ocean beach they reopened the great highway. heavy rain last week caused a sewage spill. >> we should have it open today before the rains hit. >> reporter: even as homeowners loaded up on sand bags some were determined to make the best of the weather. >> it is cool. >> reporter: the department of public works said she warned them about the tr
could now be just hours away. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's friday, november 30th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. traffic and weather certainly topping our news this morning. let's go to steve for the very latest. how does it look? >> there are some areas that looks okay. there are other areas where it's coming down like crazy. give yourself extra time. on the backside of this. it looks like there is a little bit of a break. we've had reports of decreasing rain to the north the cloud cover is not moving through. there could still be a big-time enhancement. there is really big-time rain especially vacaville to fairfield, antioch, brentwood, oakley. we'll take a closer look coming up. here is tara. >>> yes, we have a lot of spinouts, some mud slides to report up in the sonoma county area. flash flood warning in effect up there until 5:-- 5:22. there are so many parts of the roadway flooded out. too many to mention here. right now this is a live look outside. you can
announcement involving same sex marriage in america could now be just hours away. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you welcome to friday it's november 30th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. >> and we are on storm watch. it's a mess out there. a lot of rain coming down this morning. we have flood problems, we have down trees, we have power outages and the commute is horrible. we do have live team coverage for you from our marin county all the way down to highway 17. we're all over the area. ktvu meteorologist rosemary orozco is at the richmond san rafael bridge right now. ktvu tara moriarty is in our traffic center and alex savidge is way up in the south bay. but first with the radar let's go to ktvu meteorologist steve paulson. >> all right, thank you. alex savidge is in the window of very heavy rain in fact. flood advisory has been issued for santa cruz county until 11:30 this morning. it looks like some things are picking up again. i think an inch of rain fell on the board walk. tar look at scott valley, bolder creek. that is a lot of rain. again some of that w
area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning to you. welcome. i'm dave clark. >> i'm torrie campbell. we are following developing news out of palo alto. police are searching for a man who reportedly entered a young woman's apartment. it happened early this morning. we are at the scene with the woman's frightening experience. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police say they are trying to be complete in this investigation. they have been here for the past five hours here at hawthorne. they are talking to neighbors to try to put together what happened. police say a woman in her 20s made a frantic 911 call at 2:20. she said she woke up and screamed when she found a man wearing dark clothing inside her apartment. that man took off running. police immediately started searching but came up empty. they are interviewing the woman. >> physically she is not hurt. she didn't require medical attention. that is the good news. as far as the traumatic incident and how it made her feel and the stress and being scared, obviously that's going to be a part
and there's a limit of ten bags per household. >>> and at ktvu.com you can track the next round of weather. we've also posted sand bag pickup locations. >>> the owner of a berkeley medical marijuana collective that was ordered to close down says he can't afford to battle the city any longer. the berkeley city council declared the business a nuisance and orded it to shut down. it's located on sacramento seven the counsel says it's violating zoning laws. he's been fighting the nearly $25,000 in fines he's facing, but says the council's declaration is too much. >>> spain rodriguez died today at his home in san francisco. the chronicle reports that rodriguez died after a long battle with cancer. he was well known for his trash man comic. friends remember him as a friend, artist and radical. he was 72 years old. >>> the public got its first look at a boy accused of a crime spree and murder in san jose. we're able to show you video despite the fact he's a juvenile. >> reporter: aldonis muldrow made his first appearance in court this afternoon. he never spoke as he faced numerous charges includin
to the airport. stay with us on ktvu channel 2 morning news for up to the minute coverage for the next round of heavy rain. we will be here four for your neck mobile device. >>> family members have the mental capacity of a 6-year- old. cheyenne white left her group home and walked to the bart station. they spotted her talking to 6 men before losing track of her. she is described as 5-foot 4 and is 140 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. if you have any information call oakland police. >>> they are investigating a man shot to death inside a car after 8:00 last night. they went there after hearing gunshots. so far no arrests have been made. >>> apple now has a deal with a developer on stevens creek boulevard. they reported the existing buildings at that location will be demolished and replaced. they are not saying if it will be a permanent facility or something else. >>> winning tickets were sold in missouri and arizona. california didn't have a chance. we don't have power here but you will have a chance at 5:45. >>> they tried avoiding the fiscal cliff. they are meeting to discuss how
center. proof of residency is required and there's a limit of ten bags per household. >>> and at ktvu.com you can track the next round of weather. we've also posted sand bag pickup locations. >>> the owner of a berkeley medical marijuana collective that was ordered to close down says he can't afford to battle the city any longer. the berkeley city council declared the business a nuisance and orded it to shut down. it's located on sacramento seven the counsel says it's violating zoning laws. he's been fighting the nearly $25,000 in fines he's facing, but says the council's declaration is too much. sptoday at his home in san francisco. the chronicle reports that rodriguez died after a long battle with cancer. he was well known for his trash man comic. friends remember him as a friend, artist and radical. he was 72 years old. >>> the public got its first look at a boy accused of a crime spree and murder in san jose. we're able to show you video despite the fact he's a juvenile. >> reporter: aldonis muldrow made his first appearance in court this afternoon. he never spoke as he faced nume
are driving on roads through the storm. ktvu channel 2 news. >> there are also problems in the late -- in the north bay. folks waking up due to power outages. new video shot earlier this morning. numerous trees and power lines down. sonoma county could receive up to 4 inches of rain today. the russian river is expected to flood tomorrow morning. people haven't been filling us to invade. certainly, plenty of chatter amongst the folks about potential flooding. many people are choosing to wait to see what happens with the river today. >> everybody's talking about it. this is minor compared to how it has been. >> in 1986, the russian river rose to 49.5 feet, more than 17 feet above flood level. you will get as high as 32 and a half feet tomorrow. flood stage is 32 feet. >> volunteers of the salvation army bell ringers covering after a freak mall accident. a large chunk of sheet rock from the ceiling entrance fell on top of her. it happened outside jcpenney. the woman was taken to the hospital that should be okay. investigators are trying to determine if heavy rainfall caused the damage.
considered canceling classes but school will go on as scheduled. stay tuned here to ktvu and ktvu.com for anymore school closure. >>> the south bay is getting trenched and mudslides are possible up in the santa cruz mountains. alex is live. he has been there since 4:30. >> reporter: we have seen a steady downpour here in the santa cruz mountains all morning long. that's making for dangerous conditions on highway 17 as people come up and over the pass this morning. you see a lot of standing water as you make this drive. a lot of it pooling on the roadway. people are taking it slow and no accidents report by the chp so far. chp has been getting reports of quite a bit of mud and debris coming down along the roadway. we went and took a drive down to scott's valley just to check out the reports and it looks like caltrans has been getting whatever mud has been coming on to the roadway cleaned up fearly quickly. we didn't see any real hazards but the chp is warning that you need to be careful. i want to show you something over here. this is a concern for the chp. the high winds overnight
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